Average cost of trip to Malaysia
Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in MalaysiaUpdated July 23, 2021
How much money are you going to need for your trip to Malaysia? You should plan to spend around RM334.27 ($76.23) per day on your trip to Malaysia for one person and RM506.29 ($115.46) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (RM162.24 $37.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (RM196.89 $44.90) and some entertainment (RM147.16 $33.56) for two. Find more about Malaysia travel budget in 2020 below.
How much will a one-week trip to Malaysia cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Malaysia is around RM5,562.62 ($1,268.56) for one person and around RM9,762.35 ($2,226.31) for a couple including flights. November is the cheapest month to go to Malaysia.
💰 Is it expensive to visit Malaysia?
A lot of people want to visit Malaysia and wonder what the budget would be like. Like with any vacation, the cost depends on where you’re flying from, what kind of accommodations you’re looking for and what you want to see or how you want to spend time. We're colleting all these travel costs from other travellers just like you, so you can make a better estimate of the budget for a trip that matches your own preferences.
✈ Cost of flights to Malaysia from
How much does it cost to fly to Malaysia? High season for flights to Malaysia spans from July to August — prepare to pay $818.00 and more for your return flight to Malaysia. The period from January to March is considered the low season and the average fares for flights are generally cheaper: you can usually get a return flight for about $609.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!
🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Malaysia
How much do hotels charge per night in Malaysia? High season in Malaysia runs from September to October. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $46.00. Low season spans from November to January. You can get a room for a night for as low as $32.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.
3*, 4* Hotels. Double rooms in 3*, 4* Hotels cost around $44.58 per night, but prices can go up to 3% higher during high season.
AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $23.90 per night, but prices can go up to 92% higher during high season.
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🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Malaysia
How much does food in Malaysia cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Malaysia is RM0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in Malaysia would cost you around RM40.56 ($9.25). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around RM41.04 ($9.36). Lunch in a mid-range cafe or restaurant would cost you something between the two.
How much do drinks cost? A bottle of water in Malaysia is around RM3.60 ($0.82). A soft drink is around RM2.50 ($0.57) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around RM16.31 ($3.72) when you buy it in a bar. Alcoholic cocktails in bars and night clubs are RM20.83 ($4.75) per cocktail.
|Type||Average Price||Add Your Input!|
|🥤 Soft Drink||RM2.50 ≈$0.57|
|💧 Bottle of Water||RM3.60 ≈$0.82|
|🥤 Soft Drink||—|
|🍺 Beer||RM16.31 ≈$3.72|
|🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail||RM20.83 ≈$4.75|
|🍽 Dinner for Two||RM41.04 ≈$9.36|
|🌯 Street Food||RM40.56 ≈$9.25|
|🍿 Local Snack||—|
|April 23, 2020||🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail||RM20.50 $4.68|
|April 23, 2020||💧 Bottle of Water||RM3.56 $0.81|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||RM32.00 $7.30|
|April 23, 2020||🌯 Street Food||RM70.16 $16.00|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||RM64.00 $14.60|
|April 23, 2020||🌯 Street Food||RM9.50 $2.17|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||RM10.04 $2.29|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||RM60.29 $13.75|
|April 23, 2020||🍺 Beer||RM16.09 $3.67|
|April 23, 2020||🥤 Soft Drink||RM2.50 $0.57|
🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Malaysia
What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Malaysia?
|🏰 Group Tour||—|
|🤹 Show or Theatre||RM16.40 ≈$3.74|
|🕺 Night Club||—|
|Added||Type of Entertainment of Activity||Price, MYR|
|April 23, 2020||🤹 Show or Theatre||RM77.00 $17.56|
|April 23, 2020||🤹 Show or Theatre||RM16.09 $3.67|
|April 20, 2020||🤹 Show or Theatre||RM77.00 $17.56|
🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Malaysia
How much does airport transfer cost in Malaysia? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately RM45.69 ($10.42).
|Type||Average Price||Add Your Input!|
|🚍 Airport Transfer||—|
|🚖 Taxi||RM45.69 ≈$10.42|
|🚉 Public Transport||RM3.07 ≈$0.70|
|🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day||—|
|🏍 Motorbike Rental, per day||—|
|Added||Type of Transport||Price, MYR|
|April 23, 2020||🚉 Public Transport||RM9.00 $2.05|
|April 23, 2020||🚖 Taxi||RM45.00 $10.26|
|April 23, 2020||🚖 Taxi||RM2.02 $0.46|
|April 23, 2020||🚉 Public Transport||RM3.03 $0.69|
|April 20, 2020||🚉 Public Transport||RM45.00 $10.26|
|April 20, 2020||🚖 Taxi||RM45.00 $10.26|
☀ Weather in Malaysia
The hottest season in Malaysia runs from February to April. The average temperature is around 33 °C. The rainy season is from October to December with average rainfall of 174mm.
🤑 Calculate your Malaysia travel budget
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